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  1. Only electors have a vote for the presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

    Due to a recent episode of John Oliver's political satire HBO series "Last Week Tonight," there has been renewed discussion about how the American president is elected.

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  2. Track And Field Finishes 10th At Maryland InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Loyola Greyhounds

    The Greyhounds totaled 18 points, finishing ahead Howard , District of Columbia , Mansfield , George Washington , Johns Hopkins and Georgetown . Host Maryland won the event with 212.50 points, while Penn and Shippensburg took second and third, respectively.

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  3. Marijuana seeds distributed for free at D.C.-hosted eventRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  4. February 2015 Regional and State Employment and Unemployment SummaryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Yesterday the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary on national data collected during the month of February 2015. Each month this government agency reports on each state's unemployment rate and then compiles a national, regional and state profile of unemployment.

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  5. Pot candy consumption linked to Oklahoma man's suicide: CoronerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    A young man who fatally shot himself in the head at a ski resort in Keystone, Colorado apparently did so after consuming "a large amount" of marijuana, a preliminary coroner's report stated. Luke Gregory Goodman of Oklahoma died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Tuesday.

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  6. Number plates scheme could provide a licence to offend in the land of the freeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... of Illinois boast of the "Land of Lincoln". New Mexico bills itself as the "Land of Enchantment". Here in Washington DC, our plates carry the clarion call of the War of Independence, "No Taxation without Representation". (Much good it's done us; 250 ...

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  7. Police investigate juvenile struck by gunfire in DCRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    Police investigate juvenile struck by gunfire in DC Metropolitan Police are investigating after a juvenile female was struck by gunfire in her leg Friday evening, authorities said. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1bFoitn WASHINGTON -- Metropolitan Police are investigating after a juvenile female was struck by gunfire in her leg Friday evening, authorities said.

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  8. Texas AG Objects to Sale of Texans' Personal Data in Radio Shack Bankruptcy CaseRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Family Badge

    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed an objection to the sale of the personally identifiable information of 117 million Radio Shack customers. General Paxton released the following statement: "The protection of private, sensitive and personally identifiable information is of growing importance to the people of Texas and to people around the nation.

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  9. ICYMI: DC's Congressional Delegate Has Some Issues With ParkingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Townhall

    The other day, D.C.'s Congressional Delegate Elanor Holmes Norton was caught on video failing miserably at parking her car near the Capitol. the internet , Norton has promised that she will take a refresher course on how to properly park a car.

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  10. DC residents get 2nd chance at free marijuana seedsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    People who want to grow legal pot in the nation's capital are getting a second opportunity to score some seeds. The D.C. Cannabis Campaign is hosting the second of its seed giveaways on Saturday afternoon.

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  11. Ebola in West Africa: The Importance of "Getting to Zero"Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    One year after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began the largest international emergency response in agency history, the goal is the same: Get to zero new Ebola cases in West Africa. In a digital press kit released today, CDC chronicles progress to date and the work needed to "Get to Zero" cases in West Africa.

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  12. Where in the world is former congressman Walter Fauntroy?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Hot Air

    The Reverend Walter E. Fauntroy has had a long and storied career. He is perhaps best known for being the first person in the modern era to serve as the at large congressional representative for the District of Columbia, holding the post from 1971 until he stepped down in 1990.

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  13. Only electors have a vote for the presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

    In this Nov. 7, 2012, file photo, confetti comes down as President Obama and supporters celebrate his re-election. Gannett file photo Due to a recent episode of John Oliver's political satire HBO series "Last Week Tonight," there has been renewed discussion about how the American president is elected.

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  14. Cruz 'Hopey Changey' for ConservativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Right Wing News

    Senator Barack Obama excited his liberal base by passionately reciting scathing polemics against individualism, soaring verses about some vague oceans calming and undecipherable humblebrag about "we are the ones we've been waiting for." Senator Ted Cruz excites his conservative base by encouraging us to close our eyes and "imagine" millions of courageous conservatives, all across America, rising up together to say in unison, "we demand our liberty."

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  15. Heller Foundation raising funds for machine gun lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Due to differences with a crowd-sourcing website that had previously been used, a prominent name in gun rights advocacy has taken point on fundraising to support a lawsuit challenging federal restrictions on post-1986 machine gun ownership. The Heller Foundation alerted its supporters in a Friday email and corresponding post to its Twitter feed that it has joined with the plaintiff and his attorneys by promoting, collecting and administering financial support for the Hollis v.

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  16. Libertarian and Green Parties Each Entitled to Presidential Primaries in 2016 in At Least Six StatesRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Ballot Access News

    The Libertarian Party and the Green Party, at this point, are each entitled to presidential primaries in six jurisdictions for 2016. That number could conceivably increase if the parties complete various ballot access petitions between now and 2016 deadlines.

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  17. D.C. residents get 2nd chance at free marijuana seedsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | TBD.com

    People who want to grow legal pot in the nation's capital are getting a second opportunity to score some seeds. People line up at the Libertine Bar in Adams Morgan to get free marijuana seeds.

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  18. Obama urges expansion of 'take child to work' dayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KOB-TV

    President Barack Obama says the White House will open next month's annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day to children whose parents don't work in the building. He's also asking private businesses to include kids who are left out of the experience because they don't have a workplace to visit.

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  19. Google Loses Safari Privacy Ruling in UKRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    Search engine giant Google lost this time around. The company filed a bid to stop consumers in the United Kingdom from exercising the right to sue over the alleged misuse of privacy settings.

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  20. District of Dogs: Number of pet licenses surges in DCRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    The number of pricey dog-offered amenities in the District of Columbia is often used to signify just how much wealth there is in the District. There's the apartment building with a rooftop dog park, the apartment complex that has a communal bull dog and the restaurant that has an $8 steak on the menu for dog diners.

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